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MIT Alumni in the Olympics: A Brief History

At least 34 MIT alumni representing 12 countries have qualified for 11 sports at 28 Olympic Games. MIT's alumni have won three gold, four silver, and five bronze medals.
Jay London

Bucky Fuller Dome that MIT Built

The oldest surviving wood-framed geodesic dome is easy to miss on the way into Woods Hole, Massachusetts. Built by renowned architect Buckminster “Bucky” Fuller and a group of students—many from MIT—the dome is once again the subject of MIT research.
Kate Repantis


Alum Books Podcast: The Last Man Who Knew Everything

A photo of acclaimed scientist Enrico Fermi running down a beach, vying to beat his peers in a race, is a fitting metaphor for Fermi’s life and career, says biographer David N. Schwartz PhD ’80.
Joe McGonegal

Alum Books Podcast: Inside the Lost Museum

When a student approached Steven Lubar ’76 with the idea of rebuilding a museum at Brown University that closed its doors over 100 years ago, he couldn’t resist.
Joe McGonegal

A Biological Approach to Writing Fiction

Megan Miranda '02 graduated from MIT intent on pursuing a career in biotechnology. Instead, she became a a New York Times best selling author.
Jay London

Crafting a Community of Writers

Alumni from the MIT Graduate Program in Science Writing include a Pulitzer Prize winner, a Carson Book Prize winner, and a Fulbright-National Geographic Digital Storyteller.
Katherine J. Igoe